Tuesday, March 26, 2002

Neil Dougherty walks down the steps from a plane at Fort Worth Meacham Airport Monday shortly before he is officially named as the head coach for the men’s basketball team.

Landing the ‘right man’
Kansas assistant coach picked to head men’s basketball
By Ram Luthra
Sports Editor

When Neil Dougherty took the long stride to step off the twin-jet airplane at Meacham Airport Monday, he came with a small piece of memorabilia in the pocket of his jacket.
Dougherty, 40, arrived in Fort Worth with a piece of the basketball net that he had cut down after the Kansas Jayhawks defeated Oregon Sunday in the NCAA Midwest Regional in Madison, Wis. to advance to the Final Four.
That small piece of the net was matched by TCU with a new pair of leather cowboy boots, a purple silk tie and the men’s basketball head coaching job.

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Food Music

Flexing Dining Dollars
Schools dish out varying meal plans for students
By Jessica Sanders
Skiff Staff

It’s not everyday that parents tell their children to spend money.
But that’s exactly what freshman pre-major Betsy Cunningham heard from her mother when she realized she might have trouble spending the minimum amount on her dining plan.
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Gomez’s newest release challenges musical horizons
Jeff Dennis
Skiff Staff

Don’t let the name throw you. Gomez is not a Mariachi band. Quite far from any Spanish connotation their name might suggest, they are an experimental rock band from England.
With their third release, “In Our Gun,” Gomez holds true to the experimental band ethic of not bothering with any rules when it comes to their music. A Radiohead rip-off they are not.
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